YES on Question 1—Milton Deserves Strong Finances
Question 1 asks residents whether the current elected Treasurer’s position in Milton should become an appointed (aka hired) position.
Data from Massachusetts shows that…
- 82% of MA’s municipalities have a hired Treasurer
- 92% of MA’s municipalities with over 10,000 residents have a hired Treasurer
- 90% of MA’s municipalities with budgets between $50 million and $200 million have a hired Treasurer
- 0% of MA’s municipalities voting for a hired Treasurer have chosen to revert back to an elected Treasurer
Reasons to say YES on Question 1…
Accountability — a YES vote adds 2 levels of oversight: Town Administrator and Select Board
- Coordination — a YES vote consolidates Milton’s financial functions
- Consistency — a YES vote assures that our Treasurer will continue to have advanced financial knowledge, skills, and experience
- Accessibility — a YES vote gives Milton access to a broader range of potential future Treasurers
Bi-partisan support of YES on Question 1 comes from…
- 92% of your elected Town Meeting members
- All 5 sitting Select Board members: Mike Zullas, Arthur Doyle, Richard Wells, Roxanne Musto, and Erin Bradley
- Members of the former Town Government Study Committee and current Town Meeting members: Rick Neely, Kathy Fagan, Leroy Walker, Peter Mullin, Phil Mathews, and Kerry White
VOTE YES on Tuesday, April 25
Paid for by YES on Ballot Question 1 Committee 2023.
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